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by chrisrnps
Fri Oct 02, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The New Tom Oberheim SEM Thread
Replies: 630
Views: 115963

Re: Tom Oberheim to show new synth on Wednesday?

WDW wrote:Panning each SEM hard in opposite directions, I placed the new SEM on the left channel and the original SEM on the right. Percussion is Apple Ultrabeat. All other sounds are SEM. The mix is completely dry with no effects or EQing.
Goddammit. Now I want two SEMs.
by chrisrnps
Fri Oct 02, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Is it FATAL ??? My Akai AX 60 ... plugged in with plug conv
Replies: 22
Views: 2139

Re: Is it FATAL ??? My Akai AX 60 ... plugged in with plug conv

... i just tried to sync the arp with my 707 .. no syncage ?? could net get it to work ??? does it not work with a roland trig ?? or have i missed something ??.. i know my trig on the 707 works cause ive just finished rocking out a jx-3p + 707 sequencer jive ... im very dissapointed now was looking...
by chrisrnps
Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: AHHH WHAT IS THIS SYNTH!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1541

Re: AHHH WHAT IS THIS SYNTH!!

None of the synth sounds they're using in that song are very unusual, and you should be able to cover what you need with one of the basic "virtual analog" synths. You wouldn't be ill-served by the aforementioned Alesis Micron, and there are plenty of them available on the used market if budget is a ...
by chrisrnps
Thu Oct 01, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: EMAX on ebay/ good deal?
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: EMAX on ebay/ good deal?

Almost $400 plus almost $100 shipping?

Not by a long shot. You should be able to find this locally for a no more than couple hundred if you're patient and keep your eyes out.
by chrisrnps
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Dumbest thing you've ever heard someone say about synths
Replies: 387
Views: 63289

Re: Dumbest thing you've ever heard someone say about synths

hfinn wrote:Well if they don't know about music production saying "chorus" to people would be rather confusing.
Whatever you do, don't press that button during the verse!
by chrisrnps
Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Dumbest thing you've ever heard someone say about synths
Replies: 387
Views: 63289

Re: Dumbest thing you've ever heard someone say about synths

"Hi: My dream MIDI keyboard is a musical keyboard that has 88 keys and relies purely on digital AFM [Advanced Frequency Modulation] synthesis [not sample playback or analog synthesis] to generate tones. It has a headphone jack. It can store and produce .mid files. In addition, it is able to somehow ...
by chrisrnps
Thu May 21, 2009 11:16 pm
Forum: Gear For Sale
Topic: VSE - Good trader/seller thread
Replies: 2143
Views: 513834

Re: VSE - Good trader thread

Great experience buying some spare parts for an Akai AX60 from urgetoplay . Very easy to deal with, great communication, shipped and arrived way sooner than expected (surprised me by shipping Priority/overnight and then leaving me a friendly phone message with tracking), and nicely over-engineered p...
by chrisrnps
Tue May 19, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: DX7s used in the 80s?
Replies: 6
Views: 868

Re: DX7s used in the 80s?

mrfrisky330 wrote:Does anyone know what was use to create the lead line in 'cars' by Gary Newman for example?
Polymoog "strings", with a Minimoog doubling the bass part.

DX7 didn't come along until about five years later.